The “Circle of Light” Moscow International Festival will be held from September 21 to 25 this year at seven venues. For the first time light show will be displayed in Kolomenskoye and Pobedy Park, as the web portal of the Moscow Mayor’s Office reported.
Light shows can be viewed daily from 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Light films will be shown on the Theatre Square on the facades of three theatres: Bolshoy, Maly and Russian Academic Youth Theatre, they will become giant panoramic screens.
The show will be dedicated to the legendary gladiator called Spartacus. Light installations in Kolomenskoye will be displayed on the facades of the entrance groups of the museum reserve, the facade of the palace pavilion, and the Church of the Ascension. The main characters of the show will be the revived characters of children's fairy tales.
At the same time, the tree crowns in the park will be highlighted so that the illusions of golden apples or large birds will be created.
Two light shows will be displayed on the facade of the Great Tsaritsyno Palace at the “Tsaritsyno” Museum Reserve. One of them is dedicated to world sights – the spectators will see Westminster Palace, Big Ben, Sagrada Familia Temple, Taj Mahal.
The second show will feature a fantastic light film about the world of the distant future.
The Rowing Canal will host the “Carnival of Light” on 21, 22 and 23 September: 285 fountains and more than 100 fire burners will be used for this. On September 25, spectators will be able to see a 40-minute pyrotechnic show timed to the Year of Japan in Russia.
The festival events are also to be held on two closed concert venues. Teams of VJs from different countries will compete in the art of creating light projections accompanied by music at the “Mir” theatrical and concert hall on Tsvetnoy Boulevard on September 22.
Training lectures of light designers and creators of laser installations will be held at the “Digital October” centre on September 22 and 23. These events are free of charge under the condition of prior registration at the festival’s website.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina